Kerria japonica - Kerria
A single species of Kerria
is native to Japan.
It is a suckering, thorn less shrub with yellow flowers in summer. Kerria grows
to about six feet tall with arching stems. It is an excellent plant for a shady
bank. The common garden form has a double flower that rarely makes seeds.
See plants on the north side of building 42.
A large, irregular shrub to about six feet tall.
Light: part shade to shade
Water: well-drained soil, not very drought tolerant
Soil: well-drained soil